Internet Multicasting Service Series Title: Communications Revolution Program Title: Hi-tech Jobs From Defense Conversion : Can It Be Done? PRA Archive #: PZ0251.08 Description:
Hi-tech Jobs From Defense Conversion : Can It Be Done? / hosted by Jude Thilman| executive producer Bari Scott| produced Alex Van Oss. SERIES: Communications revolution : 1994| no. 8 Series which examines the social, legal, and ethical implications of changes in telecommunications technologies and applications. CONTENT: Program which warns of the false promise of hi-tech job development from the transfer from defense to civilian industries. The reality is fewer jobs in the United States, but benefits to the general economy. PANEL: Dr. Kenneth Flamm, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Economic Security| Dr. Gregory Bischak, economist and Executive Director of the National Commission for Economic Conversion and Disarmament| Carol Webb South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council, focusing on economic conversion. Funded by the Telecommunications Education Trust. BROADCAST: Satellite, 23 Aug. 1994.